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    JJ Bass Suspended?

    Ames, Iowa Iowa State running back J.J. Bass has been suspended indefinitely for unspecified reasons, coach Gene Chizik said Saturday.

    Bass, who will be a senior next season, rushed for 462 yards and four TDs in 2007, his first with the team. Bass was limited by an injured shoulder in the second half of the season and Alexander Robinson eventually replaced him as the No. 1 tailback.

    Chizik declined to say why Bass has been suspended, though he pointed out that Bass hasn't had any "brushes with the law."
    "We set our players to a very high standard of what we expect from them on and off the football field," Chizik said. "If they're not doing that, it's our prerogative to suspend them from the team."



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    Re: JJ Bass Suspended?

    jj didnt do as well academically as the staff would have liked him to do this last semester... jj said he has gotten everything in order and should b ready come fall ;)



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    Re: JJ Bass Suspended?

    Im pretty sure it's grades and hoping that it's nothing worse



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    Re: JJ Bass Suspended?

    Looks like Gene isn't messing around. Sounds like he is keeping everyone in check, making sure they are doing what they are supposed to be doing. Good to hear though.



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    Re: JJ Bass Suspended?

    It's better to get their attention now and they miss a meaningless spring game, than let it slide and have them miss the entire fall.



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    Re: JJ Bass Suspended?

    Quote Originally Posted by loboclone View Post
    Chizik declined to say why Bass has been suspended, though he pointed out that Bass hasn't had any "brushes with the law."
    "We set our players to a very high standard of what we expect from them on and off the football field," Chizik said. "If they're not doing that, it's our prerogative to suspend them from the team."
    Dang, this just gives me a warm feeling all over. I've reread it like 4 times now.

    Wouldn't it be cool to have a football coach who sticks to his guns in situations like this???

    Good on ya, Coach Chizik. I wish I could give him +rep, but he'd probably just look at me like I was weird and say "WTF is +rep???"


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    Re: JJ Bass Suspended?

    whatd bass do?



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    Re: JJ Bass Suspended?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedefender View Post
    whatd bass do?
    Did you not read the thread?



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    Re: JJ Bass Suspended?

    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedefender View Post
    whatd bass do?
    Quote Originally Posted by scottie33 View Post
    Did you not read the thread?

    Or the previous three threads from the last week or so?



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    Re: JJ Bass Suspended?

    well, it says unspecific reasons, i didnt know exactly what it was



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    Re: JJ Bass Suspended?

    Quote Originally Posted by clonerules View Post
    jj didnt do as well academically as the staff would have liked him to do this last semester... jj said he has gotten everything in order and should b ready come fall ;)
    Quote Originally Posted by cyclonedefender View Post
    well, it says unspecific reasons, i didnt know exactly what it was
    I think this is what they're talking about.



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